Tag Archives: Mrs Thatcher

The Fringe, Finchley, and frightening fiction (Rousse)

One of the women at the cafĂ© table turned to me and asked how I was enjoying my annual trip up to Edinburgh and the fringe festival. I politely explained that I was a resident of this fine city, so … Continue reading

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Mrs Thatcher goes to the loo (Rousse)

I came face-to-face with a giant Spitting Image style Mrs Thatcher dressed in grey tweed. Just beyond her, shuffling along in a blue dress, was the Queen. It looked like Mrs Thatcher wanted to go the the ladies’ lavatory. I … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher, Private Eye and Shakespeare (Rousse)

Mrs Thatcher was also in the newsagents browsing the papers. She was as surprised as me to find that Private Eye was now marketed as a serious paper alongside the Times and the Daily Telegraph. When my neighbour AS joined … Continue reading

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Mrs Thatcher mystery solved (Rousse)

Mrs Thatcher was dead. The few people in the know had all been sworn to secrecy. The embargo meant that the news would not be released until the formal commemorations of the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War were over. … Continue reading

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